Contest winners: Weather Plus, Kino and TWP T-shirts, C point 1, and accessories!

Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Adobe Photoshop Touch SDK announced, connects BlackBerry PlayBook with CS5

Adobe has been working very closely with Research in Motion for the past little while, so we really can't say we're surprised at the information they just announced surrounding the Photoshop Touch software development kit. The SDK works in conjunction with Photoshop CS5 and a new scripting engine that lets Android, BlackBerry and iOS tablets to interact with Photoshop on the desktop. iOS...

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Beat boredom and challenge your mind with Jigsaw Plus by Spice Labs

Beat boredom and challenge your mind with Jigsaw Plus by Spice Labs

After a long day's work, there are times where you just need to sit back, relax, and play a game to take your mind off things. Jigsaw Plus by Spice is one of those games. Based upon the classic puzzle-piece brain teaser, Jigsaw makes my long and unbearable train ride fly right by.   Jigsaw Plus is a jigsaw puzzle game where you choose the difficulty level and select your puzzle from a...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Some really cool hands-on information showed up in the forums over the last couple of days. CB member theruined attended the LA PlayBook Training Event on Thursday and got to spend some one-on-one time with a BlackBerry PlayBook. He posted some video and some observations in the forums for us. Some highlights of what he found: No sign of video chat...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed BlackBerry Torch 2 hands-on photos RIM Launches BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing in the BlackBerry Beta Zone Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 New BlackBerry Bold Touch hands-on photos Invite only BlackBerry PlayBook launch event Thursday April 14th in New York City Upcoming BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 brings a new look and features Clearing up the PlayBook...

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Skitrix by Pepper.pk - A challenging new word game for BlackBerry

Skitrix by Pepper.pk - A challenging new word game for BlackBerry

Word games are really popular on mobile devices. Pepper.pk just released one for BlackBerry that is already a top seller on other mobile platforms called Skitrix. With this game, letters fall from the top of the screen. Your goal is to form 3-7 letter words and when you do the words disappear. The more letters in a word, the more points you get. There are also tiles with red and blue "pills"...

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BlackBerry Bold Touch montana gets caught on video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Been waiting to see more of the BlackBerry Bold Touch? Check out the video above that has now popped up. Seems as though all of these upcoming devices are just a little further along in production then intially thought, although -- with BlackBerry World coming up that doesn't really surprise us much since we're expecting to get some sort of official...

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Reminder: Win a Tablet of your choice from TouchType!

Reminder: Win a Tablet of your choice from TouchType!

Just a reminder, folks that to celebrate 1 million downloads of their SwiftKey keyboard app, TouchType is giving away a tablet each to THREE lucky winners! Which tablets? Whichever the winner chooses so long as they're available for purchase for up to $800 where he or she lives. iPad 2, PlayBook, Xoom, Galaxy Tab are all on the table. How do you enter? TouchType has put together a small...

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Some more BlackBerry Torch 2 images emerge for your viewing pleasure

On top of the bevy of spec sheets leaked today, the BlackBerry Torch 2 has been getting lots of camera time as well. We'd really like to say we're excited for this device as a whole but really, the other devices such as the BlackBerry Bold Touch and BlackBerry Touch excite us a tad bit more -- again, they're new designs and new hardware so they certainly have the lead advantage. No matter,...

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BlackBerry Torch 2 jennings spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Torch 2 jennings spec sheet leaked

While the other two specs sheets leaked today were a little more important than this one as they came from new designs rather then a revamped one that doesn't mean they don't contain some nice info as well. We've seen plenty of the Torch 2 already to get a feel for it but now, we also know the codename associated to it. Jennings it is, with the numerical association as mentiond being 9810....

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Government workers may be forced to surrender BlackBerry devices if put on furlough

Americans are facing a potential government shut down tonight at midnight, as the deadline for the FY 2011 budget is ticking down. If Congress can't get a budget passed that Obama will sign off on, midnight tonight will mean many government employees will be put on furlough. Not only does this mean no work and potentially no pay for many thousands of people, it also means they will be cut...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 8, 2011 - We have 25 copies of DonTouch to give away!

Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! This week our contest is courtesy of Fabian Heuwieser. He has sent us 25 copies of his fun app DonTouch to pass on to you! We have searched high and low and found some neat apps to share with you this week, so head on past the break to check them out and enter the contest! If you have an app you want to see featured in the roundup be sure to check...

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BlackBerry Touch monza full spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Touch monza full spec sheet leaked

Getting the same treatment as the BlackBerry Bold Touch, the BlackBerry Touch monza / monaco has also now just had its full spec sheet leaked for all to see. Although at the top it does say Torch, that is presumably a typo in the information and this device now shows the model number 9860, where as the Torch 2 will carry the 9810 numbering. Naming of the processor appears to be left out on...

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BlackBerry 101: Charging your battery

BlackBerry 101: Charging your battery

You'd think that charging your BlackBerry is the easiest thing in the world, undeserving of a full BlackBerry 101 article. You plug in your power source and let it sit there. But for many of us, there are still some lingering questions about proper battery care. I come from a time when batteries weren't as smart as they are today. There were all sorts of secret tricks and rules you'd have...

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BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota full spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota full spec sheet leaked

We've had glimpses of the specs for the BlackBerry Bold Touch before but, the finer details of it all were not found within any of that information. Now, the full line up of specs has been leaked online for everyone to get a good look at -- although, we do have to remind everyone that this information is of course subject to change. That said, have a look at the specs as they are listed now,...

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BlackBerry orlando - A Curve Touch with a physical keyboard?!

BlackBerry orlando - A Curve Touch with a physical keyboard?!

  Is that a BlackBerry sedona / apollo? Not exactly -- it may look similar, but what you're seeing above is reportedly a new device now running under the codename orlando. From the information gathered, this device keeps the best of everything we have seen in the past from the sedona / apollo but adds a touchscreen to the mix. With the BlackBerry orlando not making an appearance on the leaked...

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Angry Farm version 1.1.11 launched with 30 more free levels

If you thought you had finished Angry Farm, think again. David let me know that version 1.1.11 (that's a lot of 1's) has been released. The new version contatins 30 more free levels boosting the total levels to 70. Originally the plan was to release a few extra levels at a time, but 30 at once does the trick as well. If you haven't had a chance to check out Angry Farm yet you totally should....

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BlackBerry Torch 2 hands-on photos

BlackBerry Torch 2 hands-on photos

  Adding to the hands-on photos of the upcoming BlackBerry Bold Touch and the BlackBerry Touch (monaco) we've seen, we now have some new photos of the BlackBerry Torch 2 to add to the mix. The design is nearly identical to that of the BlackBerry Torch and again, you could say that this is really what the original Torch should have been. It has nearly twice the CPU power of it's older sibling...

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Staples sends out email update to BlackBerry PlayBook pre-order customers

Staples sends out email update to BlackBerry PlayBook pre-order customers

If you were still worried that your BlackBerry PlayBook order might have really been cancelled by Staples, worry no more. Yesterday Staples issued emails to their pre-order customers reassuring that the devices will indeed ship on time for the April 19th release. The email reads: Valued Staples Customer, Thank you for selecting a BlackBerry PlayBook during our pre-sale campaign....

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